What's New in Saratoga
"Old, full of history, but still young at heart," is how Saratoga is summed up in a story featured in National Geographic Traveler. The June/July issue is home to a nine-page spread on Saratoga Springs. The author, Andrew Nelson, provides a view of the city through rose colored glasses during Saratoga's "perennial summertime explosion of animal spirits and high culture," where he highlights the contrast between the old traditions the city stems from and how they have been adapted today. 

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our selected roundup of activities and events ranging from story-time for the tots to an elegant and magical start to the Saratoga Season.


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Looking for family friendly activities and events in Saratoga and the Capital Region this summer? From concerts to baseball games to roller coasters to a taste of Broadway in the park, GE has announced its summer line-up of "GE Kids in Free Days" events all around the Capital Region. 

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Come see some of the most beautifully built homes in Saratoga! The 20th Annual Saratoga Showcase of Homes is boasting a spectacular line-up of 13 award winning builders for this year's event. 

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Want the chance to see endangered butterflies on a scenic walk? Head to the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park! There will be guided walks on the trails at the park every Wednesday from May 27th through the end of June at 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. where you hopefully be able to spot Karner blue butterflies along the way!

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Interested in working at Saratoga Race Course this summer? Touch up your resume, iron your suit, and head to the Saratoga City Center on June 11-13 for NYRA's annual job fair!

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Head on over to Denny's on Friday, May 22 to celebrate its recent remodeling! The newly-renovated and recently-reopened diner will feature a locally inspired design with a Saratoga Springs mural, updated chairs, tables and new modern accents. And that's not all Denny's will be featuring this Friday...

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Saratoga Hospital recently launched Marylou Whitney and Dr. Desmond DelGiacco Intensive Care Unit with a $34 million expansion in hopes of improving patient care and promotion of good health.

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Photo Credit: Saratoga Hospital
If you love the arts, you're in luck. Over 100 writers, directors, actors, singers, dancers and puppeteers, including some well-known names from Broadway theatre, film and TV, will be flocking to Saratoga Springs at the end of May to take part in the Orchard Project, which is coming to the area for the first time. The Orchard Project is a collaboration between individuals and is often referred to as an "incubator" for artists to create and develop new plays. And, a new component, Orchard Project Presents, allows the public to attend these in-development performances for the first time ever!

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photo credit: Empty Stage via photopin (license)
Help get Irish 2000 Fest back on its feet after to the torrential downpour of 2014. The  organizers are hosting a fun fundraiser (fun-raiser, get it?) on June 6th from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

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